Teen Arrested After Shooting Incident In Shasta Lake

Shots were fired during the theft of a scooter in Shasta Lake City Tuesday morning. At around 7:45AM multiple 9-1-1 callers reported hearing shots as a man was chasing three kids near the Circle K on Shasta Dam Boulevard. The three juveniles had stolen a scooter from the skate park and 58-year-old Allen Richards was chasing them to get it back. The sheriff’s office says one of the kids, a 14-year-old boy from Round Mountain, shot toward Richards with a handgun but missed. Witnesses led deputies to him on Grand River Avenue and he was booked into Juvenile Hall. The other two were also contacted and released to their legal guardians. The gun, which was stolen, was recovered with the help of Toni the K9.